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The RAFCommands General Category forum is the main area where questions may be asked about specific research topics. Please take your time to review the other categories as well. The forum is home to the Unaccounted Airmen series threads started by the late Henk Welting - which will continue to aid web searchers for many years to come . His posts will always be Accounted and remembered with gratitude. Please use this forum for posting relevant messages for researching RAF matters. No commercial posts.

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  1. Dedicated in memory of Henk Welting who made a major contribution to the forum with his posts. His Unaccounted Airmen series will continue to aid web searchers for many years to come and ensure that his posts will always be Accounted and remembered with gratitude. ----------------------------------------------- All the discussion threads in this forum and sub-forum are prefixed by the date in the format YYMMDD. Use the google search box and input the date in YYMMDD format to locate the correct thread(s).

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    1. 1939,
    2. 1940,
    3. 1941,
    4. 1942,
    5. 1943,
    6. 1944,
    7. 1945,
    8. 1946,
    9. 1947

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  2. All queries related to the commonwealth airforce operations in the far east theatre, in India, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore and the Pacific. Topics related to the frontier operations in the 30s can also go here.

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  3. Forum dedicated to discussing Coastal Command Losses. The Coastal Command losses from 1939-1941 are well covered in Ross McNeill's book RAF Coastal Command Losses: Aircraft & Crew Losses 1939-1941 -Volume 1. Ross's plans to publish Volume 2 and 3 are however on hold. This forum is intended as a stop-gap till that time Ross completes his project.

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  4. Threads that did not get any replies and are languishing .. they need your attention! Threads that are more than 30 days old and 0 replies will be moved here. if any thread gets traction then it moves back to General Category

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: CWGC Errors

    Started by Jagan, 18th November 2018 03:06
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 113
    • Views: 20,500
    14th September 2020, 13:31 Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Sharing Resources during the National Archives Shutdowns

    Started by Steve Brew, 28th March 2020 14:15
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 61
    • Views: 6,042
    10th September 2020, 06:34 Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: NA (PRO) Free Downloads (Now ACTIVE) - Spread Sheet Tracker.

    Started by Jagan, 1st April 2020 14:12
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 63
    • Views: 8,052
    3rd September 2020, 20:33 Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Awards Database (16 Mar 2020: AFC, AFM, EGM)

    Started by Jagan, 23rd December 2019 13:42
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,175
    19th August 2020, 15:20 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: RAF Abbreviation Reference

    Started by munro, 8th May 2010 16:47
    22 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 22
    • Replies: 214
    • Views: 101,118
    15th August 2020, 12:53 Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: 1945 Unaccounted Airmen Reconciliation Thread

    Started by Jagan, 5th August 2020 14:40
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 388
    14th August 2020, 15:14 Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum Issues? Please use this thread.

    Started by grounded, 3rd April 2015 18:02
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 139
    • Views: 49,022
    30th July 2020, 23:54 Go to last post
  1. F/L Gibs & Cdr Burgiel, 84 Gp HQ?

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 21st September 2020 21:09
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 29
    21st September 2020, 21:09 Go to last post
  2. Abbreviation Help

    Started by Steve Brew, 20th September 2020 20:38
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 94
    21st September 2020, 20:41 Go to last post
  3. Second tour bods - crewing up for the second time

    Started by PeteS, 19th September 2020 16:05
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 124
    21st September 2020, 19:26 Go to last post
  4. Swordfish 825 Squadron FAA L9756

    Started by ribbonmicsrus, 5th April 2013 09:02
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,134
    21st September 2020, 15:23 Go to last post
  5. More help required with RCAF personnel who served with 78 Squadron

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 6th September 2020 14:03
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 57
    • Views: 1,239
    21st September 2020, 15:03 Go to last post
  6. Anson I, L7960

    Started by Alex Smart, 6th September 2020 14:37
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 314
    21st September 2020, 12:46 Go to last post
  7. Cranwell graduates, Senior Term 1929

    Started by william heber percy, 20th September 2020 07:15
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    21st September 2020, 11:16 Go to last post
  8. How many RAF airmen are still missing from the Battle of France?

    Started by Tom Allett, 18th September 2020 16:18
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
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    21st September 2020, 09:42 Go to last post
  9. RAF Bradford Bridge?

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 18th September 2020 23:15
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 173
    21st September 2020, 00:27 Go to last post
  10. Times Archive FOC

    Started by Steve Brew, 18th September 2020 03:32
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 190
    20th September 2020, 23:15 Go to last post
  11. Help identifying WOp/AG A D Barker

    Started by 78SqnHistory, 20th September 2020 12:50
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 68
    20th September 2020, 15:19 Go to last post
  12. Medal entitlement?

    Started by brookeratheber, 17th September 2020 09:04
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 217
    20th September 2020, 10:41 Go to last post
  13. 29 OTU Query

    Started by jonny, 20th September 2020 05:50
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 46
    20th September 2020, 09:38 Go to last post
  14. 20 OTU ORB March-Aug 1942

    Started by phasselgren, 18th September 2020 19:36
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 61
    20th September 2020, 08:59 Go to last post
  15. 400319 - Unaccounted Airmen - 19-03-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th September 2020 23:13
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 67
    19th September 2020, 19:20 Go to last post
  16. 400316 - Unaccounted Airmen - 16-03-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th September 2020 23:05
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 50
    19th September 2020, 11:35 Go to last post
  17. Air Publication 2764 Flight Engineer Notes General

    Started by CZ_RAF, 15th September 2020 20:30
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    • Replies: 12
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    19th September 2020, 09:36 Go to last post
  18. 400318 - Unaccounted Airmen - 18-03-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th September 2020 23:11
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 37
    19th September 2020, 09:06 Go to last post
  19. XV Sqn , J. MOORE & Blenheim IV L9469

    Started by Alex Smart, 19th September 2020 01:52
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 41
    19th September 2020, 01:52 Go to last post
  20. F/O F. R. Holmes No 129 Sqn

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 18th September 2020 23:09
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 55
    19th September 2020, 00:11 Go to last post
  21. 400317 - Unaccounted Airmen - 17-03-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th September 2020 23:08
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 27
    18th September 2020, 23:08 Go to last post
  22. 400315 - Unaccounted Airmen - 15-03-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th September 2020 23:03
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 27
    18th September 2020, 23:03 Go to last post
  23. 400314 - Unaccounted Airmen - 14-03-1940

    Started by Alex Smart, 18th September 2020 22:58
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 29
    18th September 2020, 22:58 Go to last post
  24. Ross's Air Force POW List - now a DB

    Started by Jagan, 8th February 2019 13:14
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,218
    18th September 2020, 19:32 Go to last post
  25. 1283064 Gwyn Elwyn EVANS PoW

    Started by paulmcmillan, 16th September 2020 17:27
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 120
    18th September 2020, 17:46 Go to last post
  26. LG-148, Sidi Azeiz Airfield, 26 Nov 1941

    Started by Resmoroh, 16th September 2020 15:02
    • Replies: 4
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    18th September 2020, 15:03 Go to last post
  27. Foulsham ORB?

    Started by ianh, 18th July 2020 12:28
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 263
    18th September 2020, 10:19 Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 76
    18th September 2020, 06:44 Go to last post
  28. 5 December 1944 raid to Hamm/Soest

    Started by Franek Grabowski, 15th September 2020 17:40
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 259
    17th September 2020, 14:02 Go to last post
  29. Who was Air Commodore Don ?

    Started by Bertrand H, 17th September 2020 10:13
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 68
    17th September 2020, 12:31 Go to last post

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